12 Perks That Only Queen Elizabeth II Enjoys

Power is something that presents you a lot of roses to your garden. The leverages are great to enjoy with the responsibilities to count a new. Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest reigning monarch. Marking the Season 4 of The Crown, we come to know that Queen Elizabeth have some privileges that only she avails.

Take a gander to some of her amazing perks

1. She doesn’t require a license to drive 

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The Queen of England is the only person who needs no license to steer the wheels on the  roads, and a number plate as well. The Queen learned to drive during World War II after operating a first-aid truck for the Women’s Auxiliary Territorial Service.

2. The Queen travels without a passport 

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Lilibet is exempt from that shocking and sudden pre-holiday panic that her passport isn’t in date. She is allowed to travel without one as they are issued in her own name.

3. She owns her Poet 

The honorary position of poet laureate is expected to write material for significant national occasions and is welcomed as a member of the royal household.

William Wordsworth, Alfred Tennyson and Ted Hughes have previously held the position, and Carol Ann Duffy has been in the role since 2009.

4. She doesn’t have to pay the tax

The Queen commenced paying taxes in 1992, however she is not expected to pay any.

5. She celebrates two Birthdays

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Her official birthday is on 21st April and the second one is celebrated on the second Saturday in June as her “official” royal birthday.

6. She owns her Cash Point 

Imagine whenever you require money, there’s an ATM inside your house itself. The private cash machine is installed in the basement of the Buckingham Palace by Coutts. This is one perk that other members of the royal family can also enjoy.

7. Queen Elizabeth II can never be arrested

she enjoys Sovereign Immunity. It’d be hard to arrest the queen considering that she’s immune from prosecution. All of the royals are also exempt from Freedom of Information requests.

8. She’s also the Queen of Australia 

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The functions of head of the State are performed by the Governor- General but officially, The head of the State is The Queen.

9. She holds abundant British Wildlife

owns every swan in the River Thames and the rest of the UK, as well as all dolphins, sturgeons and whales in British waters.

10. The Queen has dominion over all these commonwealth realms

“A Commonwealth Realm is a country which has The Queen as its Monarch. There are 15 Commonwealth Realms in addition to the UK.” says the website of Royal Family.

Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu.

11. She has the power to VETO any ministerial Advise/opinion

The Queen can exercise her power if and when any “grave constitutional crisis” occurs.

12. The Queen holds  the power to appoint the Lords 

Lords are those who sit in the upper house in Britain’s legislative system, the Parliament. This power is exercised only “on the advice of” elected government ministers.

 

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